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Raymond Yan-Kit Kwong, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Raymond Kwong and Ron Blankstein.
Connection Strength

5.205
  1. Gräni C, Eichhorn C, Bière L, Kaneko K, Murthy VL, Agarwal V, Aghayev A, Steigner M, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Comparison of myocardial fibrosis quantification methods by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for risk stratification of patients with suspected myocarditis. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2019 02 28; 21(1):14.
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    Score: 0.222
  2. Gräni C, Bière L, Eichhorn C, Kaneko K, Agarwal V, Aghayev A, Steigner M, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Incremental value of extracellular volume assessment by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in risk stratifying patients with suspected myocarditis. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jun; 35(6):1067-1078.
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    Score: 0.221
  3. Mousavi N, Cheezum MK, Aghayev A, Padera R, Vita T, Steigner M, Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Kwong RY, Dunne R, Blankstein R. Assessment of Cardiac Masses by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Histological Correlation and Clinical Outcomes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 01 08; 8(1):e007829.
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    Score: 0.220
  4. Vita T, Gräni C, Abbasi SA, Neilan TG, Rowin E, Kaneko K, Coelho-Filho O, Watanabe E, Mongeon FP, Farhad H, Rassi CH, Choi YL, Cheng K, Givertz MM, Blankstein R, Steigner M, Aghayev A, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Comparing CMR Mapping Methods and Myocardial Patterns Toward Heart Failure Outcomes in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 08; 12(8 Pt 2):1659-1669.
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    Score: 0.217
  5. Vita T, Okada DR, Veillet-Chowdhury M, Bravo PE, Mullins E, Hulten E, Agrawal M, Madan R, Taqueti VR, Steigner M, Skali H, Kwong RY, Stewart GC, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Complementary Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in the Assessment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 01; 11(1):e007030.
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    Score: 0.205
  6. Gräni C, Eichhorn C, Bière L, Murthy VL, Agarwal V, Kaneko K, Cuddy S, Aghayev A, Steigner M, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Prognostic Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Tissue Characterization in Risk Stratifying Patients With Suspected Myocarditis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Oct 17; 70(16):1964-1976.
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    Score: 0.202
  7. Hulten E, Agarwal V, Cahill M, Cole G, Vita T, Parrish S, Bittencourt MS, Murthy VL, Kwong R, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Presence of Late Gadolinium Enhancement by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Among Patients With Suspected Cardiac Sarcoidosis Is Associated With Adverse Cardiovascular Prognosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep; 9(9):e005001.
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    Score: 0.187
  8. Heydari B, Abdullah S, Pottala JV, Shah R, Abbasi S, Mandry D, Francis SA, Lumish H, Ghoshhajra BB, Hoffmann U, Appelbaum E, Feng JH, Blankstein R, Steigner M, McConnell JP, Harris W, Antman EM, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Effect of Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters on Left Ventricular Remodeling After Acute Myocardial Infarction: The OMEGA-REMODEL Randomized Clinical Trial. Circulation. 2016 Aug 02; 134(5):378-91.
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    Score: 0.185
  9. Heydari B, Juan YH, Liu H, Abbasi S, Shah R, Blankstein R, Steigner M, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Stress Perfusion Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Effectively Risk Stratifies Diabetic Patients With Suspected Myocardial Ischemia. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Apr; 9(4):e004136.
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    Score: 0.181
  10. Watanabe E, Abbasi SA, Heydari B, Coelho-Filho OR, Shah R, Neilan TG, Murthy VL, Mongeon FP, Barbhaiya C, Jerosch-Herold M, Blankstein R, Hatabu H, van der Geest RJ, Stevenson WG, Kwong RY. Infarct tissue heterogeneity by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging is a novel predictor of mortality in patients with chronic coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Nov; 7(6):887-894.
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    Score: 0.163
  11. Abbasi SA, Heydari B, Shah RV, Murthy VL, Zhang YY, Blankstein R, Steigner M, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Risk stratification by regadenoson stress magnetic resonance imaging in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Oct 15; 114(8):1198-203.
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    Score: 0.161
  12. Dodson JA, Neilan TG, Shah RV, Farhad H, Blankstein R, Steigner M, Michaud GF, John R, Abbasi SA, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Left atrial passive emptying function determined by cardiac magnetic resonance predicts atrial fibrillation recurrence after pulmonary vein isolation. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul; 7(4):586-92.
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    Score: 0.160
  13. Bittencourt MS, Christman MP, Hulten E, Divakaran S, Skali H, Kwong RY, Hainer J, Forman DE, Kirshenbaum JM, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Comparison of the use of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing by cardiologists versus noncardiologists. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15; 114(2):305-11.
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    Score: 0.159
  14. Shah RV, Heydari B, Coelho-Filho O, Abbasi SA, Feng JH, Neilan TG, Francis S, Blankstein R, Steigner M, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Vasodilator stress perfusion CMR imaging is feasible and prognostic in obese patients. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 May; 7(5):462-72.
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    Score: 0.158
  15. Christman MP, Bittencourt MS, Hulten E, Saksena E, Hainer J, Skali H, Kwong RY, Forman DE, Dorbala S, O'Gara PT, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Yield of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing: a prospective cohort study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 08; 63(13):1264-1274.
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    Score: 0.156
  16. Neilan TG, Mongeon FP, Shah RV, Coelho-Filho O, Abbasi SA, Dodson JA, McMullan CJ, Heydari B, Michaud GF, John RM, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Myocardial extracellular volume expansion and the risk of recurrent atrial fibrillation after pulmonary vein isolation. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jan; 7(1):1-11.
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    Score: 0.154
  17. Neilan TG, Farhad H, Dodson JA, Shah RV, Abbasi SA, Bakker JP, Michaud GF, van der Geest R, Blankstein R, Steigner M, John RM, Jerosch-Herold M, Malhotra A, Kwong RY. Effect of sleep apnea and continuous positive airway pressure on cardiac structure and recurrence of atrial fibrillation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Nov 25; 2(6):e000421.
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    Score: 0.154
  18. Blankstein R, Osborne M, Naya M, Waller A, Kim CK, Murthy VL, Kazemian P, Kwong RY, Tokuda M, Skali H, Padera R, Hainer J, Stevenson WG, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Cardiac positron emission tomography enhances prognostic assessments of patients with suspected cardiac sarcoidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 04; 63(4):329-36.
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    Score: 0.153
  19. Neilan TG, Shah RV, Abbasi SA, Farhad H, Groarke JD, Dodson JA, Coelho-Filho O, McMullan CJ, Heydari B, Michaud GF, John RM, van der Geest R, Steigner ML, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. The incidence, pattern, and prognostic value of left ventricular myocardial scar by late gadolinium enhancement in patients with atrial fibrillation . J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 10; 62(23):2205-14.
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    Score: 0.151
  20. Shah R, Heydari B, Coelho-Filho O, Murthy VL, Abbasi S, Feng JH, Pencina M, Neilan TG, Meadows JL, Francis S, Blankstein R, Steigner M, di Carli M, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging provides effective cardiac risk reclassification in patients with known or suspected stable coronary artery disease. Circulation. 2013 Aug 06; 128(6):605-14.
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    Score: 0.150
  21. Mongeon FP, Jerosch-Herold M, Coelho-Filho OR, Blankstein R, Falk RH, Kwong RY. Quantification of extracellular matrix expansion by CMR in infiltrative heart disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Sep; 5(9):897-907.
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    Score: 0.141
  22. Mousavi N, Shook DC, Kilcullen N, Aranki S, Kwong RY, Landzberg MJ, Blankstein R. Multimodality imaging of a Gerbode defect. Circulation. 2012 Jul 03; 126(1):e1-2.
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    Score: 0.140
  23. Coelho-Filho OR, Seabra LF, Mongeon FP, Abdullah SM, Francis SA, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Stress myocardial perfusion imaging by CMR provides strong prognostic value to cardiac events regardless of patient's sex. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Aug; 4(8):850-61.
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    Score: 0.131
  24. Coelho-Filho OR, Mongeon FP, Mitchell RN, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Löffler endocarditis presenting with recurrent polymorphic ventricular tachycardia diagnosed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation. 2010 Jul 06; 122(1):96-9.
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    Score: 0.122
  25. Partington SL, Ali B, Daly RP, Koplan BA, Lilly LS, Solomon SD, Kwong RY, Blankstein R. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Initial presentation of an accessory left ventricle in a patient with syncope. Circulation. 2010 May 18; 121(19):e401-3.
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    Score: 0.121
  26. Buckley O, Doyle L, Padera R, Lakdawala N, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Kwong R, Desai A, Blankstein R. Cardiomyopathy of uncertain etiology: Complementary role of multimodality imaging with cardiac MRI and 18FDG PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2010 Apr; 17(2):328-32.
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    Score: 0.120
  27. Coelho-Filho OR, Rajaram M, Jerosh-Herold M, Abdullah S, Carballo D, Feitosa L, Francis S, John R, Blankstein R, Kwong RY. Images in cardiovascular medicine: solitary fatty infiltration within the left ventricle detected by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in a patient presenting with ventricular tachycardia. Circulation. 2009 Sep 15; 120(11):1008-10.
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    Score: 0.115
  28. Shaw L, Kwong RY, Nagel E, Salerno M, Jaffer F, Blankstein R, Dilsizian V, Flachskampf F, Grayburn P, Leipsic J, Marwick T, Nieman K, Raman S, Sengupta P, Zoghbi W, Pellikka PA, Swaminathan M, Dorbala S, Thompson R, Al-Mallah M, Calnon D, Polk D, Soman P, Beanlands R, Garrett KN, Henry TD, Rao SV, Duffy PL, Cox D, Grines C, Mahmud E, Bucciarelli-Ducci C, Plein S, Greenwood JP, Berry C, Carr J, Arai AE, Murthy VL, Ruddy TD, Chandrashekhar Y. Cardiac Imaging in the Post-ISCHEMIA Trial Era: A Multisociety Viewpoint. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Aug; 13(8):1815-1833.
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    Score: 0.061
  29. Fischer K, Obrist SJ, Erne SA, Stark AW, Marggraf M, Kaneko K, Guensch DP, Huber AT, Greulich S, Aghayev A, Steigner M, Blankstein R, Kwong RY, Gräni C. Feature Tracking Myocardial Strain Incrementally Improves Prognostication in Myocarditis Beyond Traditional CMR Imaging Features. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Sep; 13(9):1891-1901.
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    Score: 0.061
  30. Garcia MJ, Kwong RY, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Taub CC, Blankstein R, Lima J, Bonow RO, Eshtehardi P, Bois JP. State of the Art: Imaging for Myocardial Viability: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Jul; 13(7):e000053.
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    Score: 0.061
  31. Zoghbi WA, DiCarli MF, Blankstein R, Choi AD, Dilsizian V, Flachskampf FA, Geske JB, Grayburn PA, Jaffer FA, Kwong RY, Leipsic JA, Marwick TH, Nagel E, Nieman K, Raman SV, Salerno M, Sengupta PP, Shaw LJ, Chandrashekhar YS. Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ramping Up Safely to a New Normal. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 07; 13(7):1615-1626.
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    Score: 0.061
  32. Fischer K, Marggraf M, Stark AW, Kaneko K, Aghayev A, Guensch DP, Huber AT, Steigner M, Blankstein R, Reichlin T, Windecker S, Kwong RY, Gräni C. Association of ECG parameters with late gadolinium enhancement and outcome in patients with clinical suspicion of acute or subacute myocarditis referred for CMR imaging. PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0227134.
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    Score: 0.059
  33. Flachskampf FA, Blankstein R, Grayburn PA, Kramer CM, Kwong RYK, Marwick TH, Nagel E, Sengupta PP, Zoghbi WA, Chandrashekhar Y. Global Longitudinal Shortening: A Positive Step Towards Reducing Confusion Surrounding Global Longitudinal Strain. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 08; 12(8 Pt 1):1566-1567.
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    Score: 0.057
  34. Shaw LJ, Blankstein R, Brown DL, Dhruva SS, Douglas PS, Genders TSS, Gibbons RJ, Greenwood JP, Kwong R, Leipsic J, Mahmarian JJ, Maron D, Nagel E, Nicol E, Nieman K, Pellikka PA, Redberg RF, Weir-McCall J, Williams MC, Chandrasekhar Y. Controversies in Diagnostic Imaging of Patients With Suspected Stable and Acute Chest Pain Syndromes. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 07; 12(7 Pt 1):1254-1278.
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    Score: 0.057
  35. Divakaran S, Stewart GC, Lakdawala NK, Padera RF, Zhou W, Desai AS, Givertz MM, Mehra MR, Kwong RY, Hedgire SS, Ghoshhajra BB, Taqueti VR, Skali H, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Diagnostic Accuracy of Advanced Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 06; 12(6):e008975.
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    Score: 0.056
  36. Shaw LJ, Blankstein R, Jacobs JE, Leipsic JA, Kwong RY, Taqueti VR, Beanlands RSB, Mieres JH, Flamm SD, Gerber TC, Spertus J, Di Carli MF. Defining Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Dec; 10(12).
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    Score: 0.051
  37. Shah RV, Murthy VL, Abbasi SA, Blankstein R, Kwong RY, Goldfine AB, Jerosch-Herold M, Lima JA, Ding J, Allison MA. Visceral adiposity and the risk of metabolic syndrome across body mass index: the MESA Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Dec; 7(12):1221-35.
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    Score: 0.041
  38. Groarke JD, Waller AH, Vita TS, Michaud GF, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R, Kwong RY, Steigner M. Feasibility study of electrocardiographic and respiratory gated, gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of pulmonary veins and the impact of heart rate and rhythm on study quality. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2014 Jun 19; 16:43.
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    Score: 0.040
  39. Waller AH, Blankstein R, Kwong RY, Di Carli MF. Myocardial blood flow quantification for evaluation of coronary artery disease by positron emission tomography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, and computed tomography. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2014 May; 16(5):483.
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    Score: 0.040
  40. Shah RV, Abbasi SA, Heydari B, Farhad H, Dodson JA, Bakker JP, John RM, Veves A, Malhotra A, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY, Neilan TG. Obesity and sleep apnea are independently associated with adverse left ventricular remodeling and clinical outcome in patients with atrial fibrillation and preserved ventricular function. Am Heart J. 2014 Apr; 167(4):620-6.
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    Score: 0.039
  41. Hsiao E, Ali B, Blankstein R, Skali H, Ali T, Bruyere J, Kwong RY, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Detection of obstructive coronary artery disease using regadenoson stress and 82Rb PET/CT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Med. 2013 Oct; 54(10):1748-54.
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    Score: 0.038
  42. Neilan TG, Coelho-Filho OR, Shah RV, Abbasi SA, Heydari B, Watanabe E, Chen Y, Mandry D, Pierre-Mongeon F, Blankstein R, Kwong RY, Jerosch-Herold M. Myocardial extracellular volume fraction from T1 measurements in healthy volunteers and mice: relationship to aging and cardiac dimensions. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jun; 6(6):672-83.
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    Score: 0.037
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